The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 9 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 38 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 19.69% 17.98% 12.92%
As % of the Vendors category 32.20% 42.11% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 21
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Microsoft
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
118 76 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 61.14% 42.70% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 105 66 122
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Colchester region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Colchester

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Colchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Colchester region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Colchester

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Colchester region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 59 (62.77%) MS Excel
2 56 (59.57%) C#
3 55 (58.51%) .NET
4 52 (55.32%) SQL Server
5 42 (44.68%) Web Development
6 40 (42.55%) HTML
6 40 (42.55%) User Experience
7 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
8 34 (36.17%) CSS
9 33 (35.11%) Oracle
10 32 (34.04%) SQL
11 31 (32.98%) jQuery
11 31 (32.98%) MySQL
12 30 (31.91%) VB.NET
13 28 (29.79%) Project Management
13 28 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (29.79%) Relational Database
14 27 (28.72%) Windows
15 21 (22.34%) Office 365
16 17 (18.09%) MVC
17 15 (15.96%) VMware
17 15 (15.96%) MS Office
17 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
17 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
19 12 (12.77%) WCF
19 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
19 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (9.57%) Umbraco
4 7 (7.45%) JBoss
5 4 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.06%) CMS
8 1 (1.06%) Content Management Server
8 1 (1.06%) Documentum
8 1 (1.06%) IIS
8 1 (1.06%) Node.js
8 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (62.77%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.96%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.06%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.34%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Firewall
2 6 (6.38%) VPN
3 5 (5.32%) SAN
4 4 (4.26%) DNS
4 4 (4.26%) Skype
4 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.19%) DHCP
5 3 (3.19%) NAS
6 2 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (1.06%) FTP
7 1 (1.06%) IMAP
7 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.06%) POP3
7 1 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.06%) VoIP
7 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 31 (32.98%) MySQL
3 28 (29.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) MS Access
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (29.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (12.77%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.13%) Subversion
5 1 (1.06%) Moq
5 1 (1.06%) MSTest
5 1 (1.06%) NUnit
5 1 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Law
2 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (56.38%) Developer
2 42 (44.68%) .NET Developer
2 42 (44.68%) C# Developer
3 40 (42.55%) C# .NET Developer
3 40 (42.55%) Web Developer
4 32 (34.04%) .NET Web Developer
4 32 (34.04%) C# Web Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 11 (11.70%) SQL Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Senior C# Developer
7 8 (8.51%) HTML Developer
7 8 (8.51%) IT Support
7 8 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Senior SQL Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (58.51%) .NET
2 40 (42.55%) HTML
3 34 (36.17%) CSS
4 31 (32.98%) jQuery
5 12 (12.77%) WCF
6 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.32%) Web Services
7 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.26%) WPF
8 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
8 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (3.19%) Entity Framework
8 3 (3.19%) SOAP
9 2 (2.13%) OpenCL
9 2 (2.13%) RESTful
10 1 (1.06%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (1.06%) Ninject
10 1 (1.06%) REST
10 1 (1.06%) Spring
10 1 (1.06%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (42.55%) User Experience
2 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.64%) Statistics
4 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.26%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.26%) Physics
4 4 (4.26%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.19%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) CUDA
6 2 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.06%) BYOD
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.72%) Windows
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Server
2 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (8.51%) Linux
5 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.32%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.19%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.06%) Android
9 1 (1.06%) Debian
9 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Web Development
2 28 (29.79%) Project Management
3 17 (18.09%) MVC
4 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.51%) Risk Analysis
5 8 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (8.51%) Risk Management
6 7 (7.45%) Data Analysis
7 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.32%) CRM
8 5 (5.32%) Service Management
9 4 (4.26%) ITIL
9 4 (4.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.19%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.19%) Data Mapping
10 3 (3.19%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.19%) Security Patching
10 3 (3.19%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (59.57%) C#
2 39 (41.49%) JavaScript
3 32 (34.04%) SQL
4 30 (31.91%) VB.NET
5 7 (7.45%) Java
6 4 (4.26%) C++
6 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.13%) XAML
8 1 (1.06%) ABAP
8 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Degree
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.32%) MCSA
2 5 (5.32%) MCSE
3 4 (4.26%) MCITP
4 3 (3.19%) MCP
5 1 (1.06%) MCAD
5 1 (1.06%) MCPD
5 1 (1.06%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.26%) vSphere
4 3 (3.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.19%) XenApp
5 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) SCCM
2 3 (3.19%) SCOM
2 3 (3.19%) WSUS
3 1 (1.06%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 33 (35.11%) Oracle
2 15 (15.96%) VMware
3 5 (5.32%) Apple
3 5 (5.32%) NetApp
3 5 (5.32%) Veeam
4 4 (4.26%) Clearswift
4 4 (4.26%) Proofpoint
4 4 (4.26%) SonicWALL
5 3 (3.19%) Citrix
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.13%) Nokia
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Acronis
7 1 (1.06%) Avaya
7 1 (1.06%) Draytek
7 1 (1.06%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Sage
7 1 (1.06%) Toshiba
7 1 (1.06%) ZyXEL
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
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